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Günter Halm
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Born 27 August 1922(1922-08-27) (age 97)
Place of birth Elze/Province of Hanover, Germany
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Balkenkreuz Heer
Years of service 1940 – 1945
Rank Grenadier
Unit 21st Panzer Division
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Iron Cross 1st Class
Iron Cross 2nd Class

Günter Halm (born 27 August 1922) was a Grenadier in the Richtschütze Pakzug Stabskompanie Panzergrenadier-Regiment 104 / Deutsches Afrika-Korps attached to the 21st Panzer Division during World War II, and was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany. He was awarded the Iron Cross 1st Class and the Knight's Cross simultaneously on July 29, 1942.

Post warEdit

Halm survived the war and is still alive as of 2011.

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 "Günter Halm". World War II Awards. http://www.ww2awards.com/person/28486. Retrieved 25 July 2011. 
  2. Scherzer 2007, p. 362.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, pp. 211, 492.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 (in German). Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
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